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published Jan 2009

Cornelia, Georgia Builds Accessible Trails

The Universal Trail Assessment Process helps Cornelia, Georgia receive recreational trails funding for trail improvements.


published Jun 2019

Counting Trail Users

by Matt Ainsley with Eco-Counter, Inc.

Until recently, user count data was collected manually through an annual volunteer effort. In 2017, however, a program in Pennsylvania took their count program to the next level by rolling out 17 automated Eco-Counters in all four corners of the state.


posted Feb 16, 2018

Creating Accessible Trails with Universally Designed Interpretation

This webinar will provide an overview of Mass Audubon’s All Persons Hiking Trails.


published Apr 2021

Criteria for Trail Placement, Control Points, and Layout

The following criteria are used in order to determine suitable locations for new trails and trail reroutes within the Kremmling Field Office, Colorado


published Jan 2012

Cuyahoga Valley National Park - Sustainable Trail Guidelines

by National Park Service

The Sustainable Trail Guidelines were developed with two primary objectives: to evaluate and prioritize strategies that will improve the existing trail system, and to introduce new trails that can be managed with minimal resources.


posted Dec 21, 2017

Deb Schnack

Deb Schnack, retired director of the Planning and Development Division of the Missouri Dept. of Natural Resources for demonstrating longstanding, significant, and exemplary service to trail planning, implementation and recreation in the State of Missouri.


posted Dec 29, 2017

Debsconeag Lakes Wilderness Area - Maine

The Recreational Trails Program has made it possible to improve the existing trail system and add a new trail to the Ice Caves.


posted Jan 16, 2018

Delaware: Delaware Trail Spinners

Since 1992, The Delaware Trail Spinners have donated over 10,000 hours to trail improvements in their state and neighboring Maryland as well as contributed $29,000 towards trail construction.


posted Jan 16, 2018

Delaware: Thomas "Chip" Kneavel

Chip Kneavel lives his passion for trails each and every day as Trail Crew Chief for Delaware Division of Parks and Recreation.


published Jul 2019

Design a Trail to Last 100 Years

by Michael Osborne with Five Rivers MetroParks

The challenges of balancing ecological protection, physical management and social demands on natural surface hiking, equestrian, mountain biking and multi-use trails can be overwhelming. However, it IS possible to meet these challenges by designing sustainable trails that are created to last into the next century.


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Caterpillar

Peoria, Illinois

Our company strategy reflects our legacy and our continuing commitment to meet the needs of our customers and the communities in which we live and work. United by our Values, Caterpillar employees around the world share ...


Corporate Headquarters: 501 Southwest Jefferson Avenue, Peoria, Illinois 61630
(888) 614-4328

KTUA

San Diego, California

KTUA’s mission is to provide planning and landscape architectural services that promote the sustainable use of resources while creating inspiring and functional environments that support all human activities.


3916 Normal Street, San Diego, California 92103
(619) 294-4477 • [email protected]

Bike Park Solutions

Bentonville, Arkansas

Bike Park Solutions specializes in purpose-built bike trails. We do not sacrifice sensational attributes with discrepancies in trail design.


1102 Briarwood Lane, Bentonville, Arkansas 72712
(970) 507-0657 • [email protected]

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